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The broken obelisk, Karnac, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/32

Scope and Contents

226 x 160 mm. A view showing a European and two Arabs standing among the ruins of Kamac in front of the fallen obelisk. IN the background stand the Hall of Columns and another obelisk.


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, water staining along one edge and some fading in from edges.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-06 14:00:09+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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